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Bradford Jones


  • Ph.D., Political Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1994
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Missouri, 1990
  • B.S., Political Science, Southeast Missouri State University, 1987

Research Focus

Professor Jones’ research addresses questions related Latina/o identity and beliefs about discrimination and stereotyping as well as non-Latino perceptions of Latinos and Latino-relevant public policy, such as U.S. immigration policy. In addition to this, he has published widely in the field of methodology. His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, and several other journals. 

Selected Publications

  • Jones, B., Branton, R., & Cassese, E. (2012) Race, ethnicity, and U.S. House incumbent evaluations, Legislative Studies Quarterly
  • Jones, B., Branton, R., Cassese, E. & Westerland, C. (2011) All along the watchtower: Anti-Latino affect, acculturation threat, and immigration, Journal of Politics
  • Jones, B., & Branton, R. (2005) Reexamining racial attitudes: The conditional relationship between diversity and socioeconomic environment, American Journal of Political Science
  • Jones, B., & Branton, R. (2005) Beyond logit and probit: Duration models of single, repeating, and competing events for state policy adoption, State Politics and Policy Quarterly
  • Jones, B., Crisp, B., Escobar-Lemmon, M., Jones, M., & Taylor-Robinson, M. (2004) Vote-seeking incentives and legislative representation in six presidential democracies, Journal of Politics 2004
  • Jones, B. & Steenbergen, M. (2002) Modeling multilevel data structures, American Journal of Political Science